Call for artists for Okanagan show

A call has been put out for artists to enter the sixth annual Psychiatric Art Show: Beyond Words.

A call has been put out for artists to enter the sixth annual Psychiatric Art Show: Beyond Words.

The visual arts have provided many people experiencing a mental health issue a way to express their thoughts and feelings. This art show is an opportunity for individuals to present to the world their lived experience as a person with a mental illness/concern or as a person giving support.

The show is a collaboration between the Penticton Art Gallery and the South Okanagan Mental Health and Addictions Coalition. Artists are invited to contact the Mental Wellness Centre at 205 Martin St. or call 250-493-7338 to enter their works. All works must be suitable for framing.

The closing date for entering art is Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. The show will open in September until Nov. 3.